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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Stamens
Stamens c. 4 mm long
Fruits
Pods deflexed, upcurved, c. 20 x 1.6 mm, laterally flattened, somewhat constricted between the seeds, silvery with hairs with spreading tips, c. 7–8-seeded.
Distribution
S2 (between Marka and Mogadishu) not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range c. 5–30 m.
Type
S2, “Merca”, Ciferri 63/bis (FT holo., K iso.)
Habit
Shrublet, up to c. 30 cm high
Stem
Young stems completely covered by silvery hairs with ± spreading tips
Leaves
Leaves digitately or sometimes pinnately 3-foliolate with a rhachis up to 3 mm long; petiole up to 8 mm long, conspicuously broad
Leaflets
Leaflets oblanceolate to obovate or suborbicular, 4–11 x 3–8 mm, obtuse to emarginate and mucronate at the apex, silvery with hairs spreading at the tips
Inflorescences
Racemes many-flowered; rhachis 20–200 mm long including peduncle of up to 15 mm, silvery
Calyx
Calyx c. 2 mm long, divided to below the middle
Corolla
Standard strigose outside, soon falling

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

Native to:

Somalia

Indigofera ciferrii Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ciferri, R. [63.bis], Somalia K000392802

First published in Atti Ist. Bot. "Giovani Briosi", ser. 4, 7: 128 (1936)

Accepted by

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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